We’re recruiting! New Events Officer role

The CILIP Information Literacy Group currently has an exciting new vacancy for the role of Events Officer and is recruiting now! The closing date for applications is Friday 19th July 2024. We are looking for a committed, organised, and dynamic individual to work with the CILIP Information Literacy Group and shape how the we manage and organise

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JIL at 50: Celebrating IL’s milestone anniversary!

Alison Hicks talks us through the Journal of Information Literacy’s 50 year celebration if Information Literacy. I’m pleased to announce that the Journal of Information Literacy has joined the Information Literacy Group and the New Professionals Group in celebrating fifty years of information literacy with the publication of its newest special issue! Over a year

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Chatting Info Lit podcast: 50 years of Information Literacy: special episode

Have a listen on your usual podcast player on either SoundCloud, Apple, or Spotify to the CILIP Information Literacy Group’s New Professionals Chatting Info Lit podcast – episode eight. In this special documentary episode, the group look back over 50 years of Information Literacy with guests William Badke, Moira Bent, Debbi Boden-Angell, James Elmborg, Jane Secker,

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Sign up for “Preparing Future Librarians for Instruction and Advocacy: A Panel Discussion”

We are excited to share an announcement from Jane Hammons of Ohio State University, as the team announce that the first of their follow-up conversations after Celebrating 50 Years of Information Literacy: A Panel Discussion has been scheduled: Preparing Future Librarians for Instruction and Advocacy: A Panel Discussion. A description and registration information is below. All

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Webinar

A practical introduction to digital and information literacy frameworks for apprentices

The CILIP Information Literacy Group is pleased to announce a webinar that will introduce participants to digital and information literacy frameworks and how they can be practically applied in the workplace.  In the webinar we will look at defining what digital and information literacy is and what the differences are between the two.  We will go

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Teaching

Unfolding Our Genius Hour Journey: Fostering Information Literacy Through Student Curiosity

This guest post is by Sanam Bozorgi, a teacher librarian at Arbor school in Dubai. Although I am not a big fan of Harry Potter, but in book number five, ‘The Order of the Phoenix,’ there is a real interesting example of inquiry-based learning. Unlike Dolores Umbridge’s rigid, textbook-driven approach, Harry Potter’s Dumbledore’s Army showcases

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